Dan Bower, male, 39

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Nationality: United Kingdom
Currently based in: Southampton, United Kingdom
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 200000 ocean miles / 50000 coastal miles
12 years co-captain on well known adventure charter yacht, Skyelark of London, Itinerary included 3 world Arc's, 10 Atlantic circuits, cruising holidays and ocean experiences. Currently the co-captain / chef on Skyelark 2, Oyster 62 that offers the same great program and experience in more comfort and luxury. Skyelark 2 is managed and skippered by owners Dan and Emily Bower.
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status: married
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English;
Social Links:

http://Skyelark.Charters

http://skye51.com


Dan’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 200000 / Coastal: 50000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Instructor (Ocean Sailing)
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Sailing Skills Experienced
I have done this many times and am confident to help others less experienced. I am happy doing this day
Competent
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Basic
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None
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Steer a compass course x
Keep lookout/watch-keeping x
Trimming sails – mainsail and foresail/jib x
Reefing x
Working the foredeck – setting sails including spinnakers and cruising chutes x
Navigating with GPS and paper charts at sea x
Anchoring and handling anchors x
Cooking at sea x
Using dinghies with outboard motors x
Heaving-to and other heavy weather tactics x

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using VHF radiox
Diesel engine maintenancex
Repairing or making sailsx
Using radarx
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